La Prix Scholarship Applications Now Available
OKLAHOMA CITY - College juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2014 La Prix Scholarship that will be given during the 2014 National Western Stock Show.
The top La Prix recipient will receive a $10,000 cash award and the runner-up will receive a $3,000 cash award. These awards are funded by the commissions from the 2013 Embryos on Snow sale in addition to generous sponsorships from TransOva Genetics and Donor Solutions.
Interested individuals will find the award application at www.embryosonsnow.com. Applications are due no later than December 5, 2013. The 2014 award presentation will take place at the beginning of the Embryos on Snow auction on January 17, 2014, at the Renaissance Hotel in Denver, Colo.
“As the partners and founders of Embryos On Snow, we are proud to generate a program that recognizes leading young people who are a part of our industry,” said Christy Collins. “The primary goal of La Prix is to allow this sale to give back to an outstanding youth who has a dream and a goal of building a business or starting a project at the front of their young, professional life.”
Embryos on Snow is an equisite genetic offering from leading producers nationwide. This sale provides producers a rare opportunity to purchase top club calf matings of Composite, Charolais, and Hereford genetics as well as elite purebred or maternal seedstock including Angus, Hereford, Charolais, Red Angus and Shorthorn features. A complete list of the 2014 offering will be available by January 3, 2014, at www.embryosonsnow.com.